How can I tell if the phone is rooted?

The quickest and easiest way is to download and run a root checker app from the Play Store. There are a number of free root checkers available and they all do the same sort of thing. We’d recommend choosing the root checker app that has the highest user rating. The process is simple: on the phone that you want to check, tap the Play Store icon and sign in with your Google Account (if required). Then, tap the search bar at the top of the screen and type in “Free Root Checker” (without the “”). Tap the search icon and choose a root checker app from the search results. Tap the install button and wait until the app has downloaded and installed itself. When that has happened an OPEN button will be available for you to tap. Doing that will open the root checker and you’ll see an option on screen to check for root access (or to check if the phone is rooted). Select that option and wait for the app to give you feedback.

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